Director chosen for ‘Rebecca’ last night posted the news that a Director has been chosen for the planned remake of Rebecca by Dreamworks. He is Nikolaj Arcel (nor me), who directed a film called A Royal Affair and co-wrote the screenplay for the Swedish The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Judging by the comments, Hitchcock fans are not keen…

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5 Responses to Director chosen for ‘Rebecca’

  1. I wonder if they will keep it in period or bring it up-to-date? Either way, one imagines that the sory’s solid narrative virtues shoudl see it through (if they keep them of course …) – thanks Rich.


  2. ‘Sory’? Story is what I meant, probably and ‘shoudl’ is maybe should – apologies fo the typing incompetence


  3. Margot Kinberg says:

    Thanks, Rich, for sharing this news. I’ll be really interested to see what they do for this film.


  4. Any other casting news? This is one of my top ten books AND movies . . .


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